Alberto Del Saz was a member of the Nikolais/Louis company until it closed in 1999. Now, he co-directs the Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance and collaborates with the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company. He’s also a professor of … Continue reading
Megan Williams is a former Mark Morris Dance Group member and is on faculty at Purchase College, State University of New York’s Conservatory of Dance. Here, she teaches modern under-curves with emphasis on the importance … Continue reading
Juan Carlos Peñuela is the ballet master of Ballet Hispanico. Here, he teaches entrechat trois, emphasizing the beating of the legs en l’air by beginning in second position.
Franco De Vita is the director of American Ballet Theatre’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School and the 2014 recipient of the Dance Teacher Lifetime Achievement Award. Here, he breaks down pas de chat, emphasizing retiré to … Continue reading
Here, Aaron Tolson breaks down a standard rhythm turn, pointing out common technique problems and adding a few variations for advanced dancers.
Tolson has performed in Riverdance, and in 2010 he assistant-produced and choreographed the … Continue reading